Shooting at YouTube – level 3

09-04-2018 07:00

Nasim Aghdam, a 39-year-old Californian resident, entered YouTube’s headquarters in Northern California and opened fire with a handgun. She wounded three people – one of them critically – before fatally shooting herself.

The Iranian-born YouTuber posted content about veganism and healthy lifestyles. The police believe that she was angry at YouTube for demonetising most of her videos and allegedly filtering her channels to keep her from getting views.

Difficult words: fatally (deadly), demonetise (remove ads from next to a video – the YouTuber cannot make money), allegedly (according to someone).

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